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Released: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10 Conference logo Conference (OOoCon 2008)

5th-7th November 2008
Beijing, China


The organizers will take care of the hotel bookings centrally. This will ensure dramatically discounted prices. As a guide, rooms will be available with prices ranging from Euro 20 per night in 3-star hotel (double room) up to Euro 120 per night in 5-star hotel (single room). As a positive side effect, networking will be easier!

Lunch will be provided free during the conference days. On the first day, the organizers would like to invite all attendees to a welcome dinner.

Recommended Hotels

Beijing Friendship hotel (5-star)

Located centrally in the Zhong Guan Cun high-tech area (Haidian District), Beijing Friendship Hotel is close to some famous sites like Summer Palace, Old Summer Palace and Xiang Shan, as well also some famous universities including Beijing University and Tsinghua University. As the largest garden hotel in Asia, Beijing Friendship Hotel is recorded into World Architecture Annals published by Cambridge in UK for its large area and typical folk style. Its Chinese taste may be found in its garden architectures, and more history might be discovered with more understanding.

Discussed room rate per night 460 RMB (additional 40 RMB for breakfast).

 Room Facilities:

   ☆ Broadband Internet

   ☆ Private safe

   ☆ IDD and DDD telephone

   ☆ SatelliteTV programs (BBC NHK. HBO. PHOENIX)

   ☆ Bathroom and hair-dryer

   ☆ Voice-mail service

   ☆ Fridge

You have to pay additional money for the facilities if you want to use.

Address: No. 1 Zhong Guan Cun South Street, Hai Dian District, Beijing

Shenzhou International Hotel (4-star standard)

Located centrally in the Zhong Guan Cun high-tech area (Haidian District), Shenzhou International Hotel is north of the National Library of China.

Address: No.31 Zhong Guan Cun South Street, Hai Dian District, Beijing

Price for room: Standard room

Market price (1280RMB per room night)

Negotiated price (458RMB per room night)

Beijing Zhongxie Hotel (3-star standard)

The Beijing Zhongxie Hotel is located close to the ancient Wanshou Temple, Central University for Nationalities, The Central Institute of Socialism and the Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Address: No.22, Fahuasi Street, Haidian District, Beijing City

Price for room: Standard room

Market price: RMB 680 per room night

Negotiated price: RMB 288 per room night

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